Feb 1, 2012 4:00pm EST
brad pitt and jonah hill talked about the struggle to produce the film the "today" show this morning and they also revealed how they kept things fun on the set. >> this thing was arduous undertaking, it almost didn't get made about three times and a lot of people put their jobs on the line to see it through and i'm happy it's paid off. >> i'm wondering, what kind of a boss is brad pitt? >> yeah? >> yeah. a great boss. because he was the producer of the film. like bennett, our director, bennett miller, who is a genius and brad, the brain trust of the film, they were trying to figure out this really intricate book that people said was unfilmable. >> they gave us these golf carts and i had jonah's cart rigged, whenever you turn it on it would blast "wake me up before you go go," all the way to the set. >> if it was just that, but he had it shrink wrapped bright pink, like neon pink. >> no. >> superimposed a picture of me and george michael on the front that said "i love -- i'm jonah hill and i love wham." >> oh. they were cruel. having fun, too. "moneyball," based on the book about oakl
Feb 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
surrounding the super bowl. jonah retnick laid down $1,000 yesterday that the giants would score first and it it would be a say. he got 50-1 odds. the first score was -- a safety. he got 50 within hundred odds. the first score was a safety. he said he'll give it to charity. >> that is it for us. cbs evening news is next. >> derek is back at 7:00. good night.
Feb 1, 2012 6:00am EST
studio for the first time ever. we will catch up with him and jonah hill as we get started on it wednesday morning. >> thank you. 6:53. everyone does that. 55 degrees on tv hill. >> coming up, we'll take a last look at weather and traffic before you head out to start your day. >> we should mention the cupcakes. we were all very good. >> i did not see that one. i want to trade. >> we are fighting over the nutritional content. >> we will talk about traffic. some good news westbound on 50 at the bay bridge. we have an accident in pasadena. another problem on southbound 295 at the beltway. an accident at pratt street and another the west side outer loop. we will update 50 at the bay bridge. a quick check of 95 in white marsh. moving pretty well as to get towards the beltway. >> rock, paper, scissors. if you're my brother, i would stick my finger in it right now. let's look at the seven-day forecast. 65 today. a chance for a few rain showers. rain is not going to be a big deal. temperatures will be in the 60's. >>> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with
Feb 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
jonah. >> he did his own stunts. he was a great baby. yeah. no babies are harmed. we filmed it on a green screen in my friend's back yard. >> reporter: from the back yard to the big screen and this year on the internet looking to maximize the $3.5 million average cost for a 30-second commercial a lot of advertisers launched previews or full runs early online. >> you want people commenting on those ads and tweeting about the ads. >> reporter: even if they act like they don't want that attention. >> you're still here? do you have anything better to do? go on. get going. go. >> reporter: jay gray, nbc news, indianapolis. >> what about elton john at the very beginning? pepsi for everyone. i like that one. >> they're just great commercials. that's why we love the super bowl so much. it's just something, you know, we all get together for. >> that's right. >> one day it'll be us. >>> as far as weather is concerned the next couple, not any time soon? sorry. as we look out there, 55 on tuesday. tomorrow. beautiful. and then watching out for the mix on wednesday. may come in a little
Feb 27, 2012 7:00am EST
. brad pitt brought his mom and dad. jonah hill brought his mom. i think that's kind of neat. i remember last year, russell brand brought his mom. >> and jessica chastain brought her grandma, which was darling. >> i think that's really sweet. takes some of the pressure off you. if you don't have a date, what the heck, bring mom. >> tell us about the sacha baron cohen. >> in high school, you're a loser you bring your mom. on the oscars, it makes you look like a hero. >> real human being. >> yes. >> tell us about that sacha baron cohen moment. i know it's got tons of play and maybe people are sick of it, but what do you think? >> you know, i think, first of all, i think the whole -- oh, will he, won't he show up as general the general, i think that was a ploy between the academy and sacha baron cohen. it got great publicity. i don't think ryan seacrest was expecting it. i knew he thought something was going to happen. i don't think he was expecting that. he didn't look -- i mean, he's a pro. ryan's a pro. but he looked a little -- just a little -- >> yes, he did. >> he sure did. >> what ab
Feb 9, 2012 1:00pm EST
, unlike the clint eastwood thing. what jonah said, they want a collective, they want to dependency because this ensures their power in office. i believe in recycling trash and congress for the same reason, because each left too long in the same place leads to a foul odor. get them out. >> a brokered convention -- the you think that is where we are headed? >> more and more. rick santorum's when this week was a big deal. -- win this week is a big deal. i have been liberated it as a communist and that i have not been super enthusiastic about any of them. mitt romney is a decent man, but we saw this week he has a very hard time connecting with conservatives. there's something that people do not like. he says the right things, but like he has memorized them from a phrase book. it becomes a real problem for him. he says the right thing, but he does not convey the rights the motion. -- emotion. whether or not it is right or fair to romney, it looks more and more like the people of the base of the republican party, the tea party, they want more items on the menu. >> are we going to get more items?